The PBA has launched its exciting new League Bowler Certification program across more than 300 bowling centers in the United States with over 180,000 league bowlers already enrolled. This national membership program offers a multitude of benefits for league bowlers! The program kicked off in 2022 with Bowlero Corp.'s footprint, and will soon expand to all U.S. bowling centers.

The PBA’s vision for this new certification program is for bowling to emerge as the most engaging sport for the members of this dynamic community to compete in regularly. The mission of the League Bowler Certification program is to grow league bowling nationwide by offering a more relevant, modernized and unique experience to its members by focusing on a compelling set of benefits in the core areas of statistics, rules, tournaments, awards and recognition. League bowlers deserve a strong value proposition from their certification program and the PBA is best suited to deliver just that.

Latest News

Check out the final leaderboards for the inaugural 2023 PBA LBC National Championships. All champions and leaders from the six divisions will converge to Bayside Bowl in Portland, Maine this fall to bowl in the 2023 PBA LBC National Championships Clash for their chance to bring home The Duke. Be sure to watch the action unfold Sunday, October 1 at 7 p.m. on FS1. View Leaderboard

View All LBC News
2023 PBA LBC National Championships
2023 PBA LBC National Championships

Get the Latest!

Sign up for email and get access to exclusive updates on PBA League Bowler Certification. 

Tell us more about who you are.
By checking this box, you agree to receiving marketing communication (e.g., membership updates, news, events, services, products, offerings, and promotions) in accordance with our Privacy Policy

League Bowler Certification Pillars


League bowlers will have access to official averages, full league standings, leaderboards, and special accomplishments. These statistics will be accessible in real-time through PBA LeaguePals, a robust technology platform.

Learn More


The tournaments included in the PBA League Bowler Certification program will be highlighted by a new national tournament that will feature unprecedented prize money, national TV exposure and digital coverage.

Learn More

League bowlers of all skill levels will be recognized for their accomplishments, stamped with PBA approval, through a creative and engaging digital awards program.


PBA LBC Certified bowlers have access to Universal Playing Rules, Suggested League Rules Template and a comprehensive list of all bowling balls certified for use in PBA LBC leagues, tournaments and events. The Rules & Equipment department is supremely transparent and works toward the betterment of the game and its bowlers.

Learn More

Have Questions?

View our PBA League Bowler Certification FAQs


PBA Public Relations [email protected]